Sunday, September 20, 2020


Paris climate deal is still the way forward, says Obama

Former U.S President Barack Obama said the Paris Agreement on climate change may fall short of expectations but is still the way forward to achieve p...

Stress in early life extends lifespan in worms: Study

Some stress at a young age may actually lead to a longer life, according to a study conducted in worms. Researchers at the University of Michigan in ...

Researchers Develop Bacteria Which ‘Eat’ Carbon Dioxide

Israeli researchers have developed bacteria fed only with carbon dioxide, the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in central Israel reported on Wedne...

ISRO to launch RISAT-2BR1, 9 co-riders on Dec. 11

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced radar imaging satellite RISAT-2BR1 as its next launch this month. The 24-hour all-weather...

India inaugurates its Gandhi-themed pavilion at COP 25

India Pavilion of the theme '150 years of Mahatma Gandhi' was inaugurated at the 25th session of Conference of Parties under the UN Framework Convent...

UN chief warns of 'point of no return' on climate change

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that the world's efforts to stop climate change have been utterly inadequate so far and there is a danger ...

Winter to be warmer than normal: IMD

The winter is likely to be warmer than normal this season, the India Meteorological Department said. In its winter forecast released on Friday, the I...

Steady rise in budget allocation for DRDO

There has been a steady rise in the budgetary allocation of the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) since last three years, the Centre s...

U.S notifies UN of its withdrawal from Paris climate accord

The U.S has formally notified the UN of its withdrawal from the 2015 Paris climate accord, a landmark global agreement which brought together 188 nat...

Scientists discover the smallest ever black hole

It almost seems like astronomers are in a race to unveil the biggest black holes they can find. Most recently, a team of German astronomers claimed t...

CSIR develops genome sequencing of over 1000 Indians

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has done genome sequencing of 1,008 Indians and it can help couples detect if they have any genetic...

North-east monsoon sets in over south India

The much awaited north east monsoon, which brings the bulk of rainfall to Tamil Nadu set in across south India on Wednesday, the regional weather off...

Monsoon starts withdrawing after delay of over one month

The south-west monsoon started its retreat on Wednesday, marking the longest recorded delay in withdrawal of the four-month long rainfall season, the...

ISRO releases pictures of moon surface taken by camera on Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released the pictures of the moon surface clicked by the Orbiter High Resolution Camera (OHRC) moun...

Working on plans for future moon mission: ISRO chief

ISRO Chairman K. Sivan said a plan is being worked out for moon mission in future, after Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2 had a hard landing.He said th...

DRDO hands over new-gen wargaming software to Navy

The DRDO on Monday handed over to the Navy a new-generation wargaming software, aimed at creating an environment that would enable the Maritime Warfa...

Excess rainfall in half of India in August: IMD

Nearly half of the country received excess rainfall in August, which recorded 15 per cent more precipitation than normal, according to data shared by...

Data shows July equaled or surpassed hottest month: UN chief

The latest data from the World Meteorological Organization shows the month of July "at least equaled if not surpassed the hottest month in recorded h...

Normal monsoon likely in Aug, Sept: IMD

Monsoon is expected to be normal in August and September, the India Meteorological Department said in its forecast for the second half of the four-mo...

New freshwater fish species discovered in Kerala

A new freshwater fish species has been discovered in Kerala, a state blessed with freshwater resources, scientists said in Kochi.This fish belonging ...

Vijay Sethupathi to lock horns with Thalapathy Vijay

Religion and science don't have to be divorced: Vidya

Vincent Cassel joins 'Westworld' season three

Tessa Thompson has joined Avengers 4 reshoots

Salman Khan's 'Dabangg 3' to release next year

China launches first Mars mission

Union Cabinet nod for private sector in space

IndiGo to share weather data with IMD

Tata Sky Binge+ set-top box price in India cut by Rs 1,500

Realme 7, Realme C11 goes on sale in India

Moto E7 Plus India launch set for Sept 23

LG Q31 with dual rear cameras launched